Jeff Dahn & The 100-Year Battery

Jeff Dahn is a world renowned scientist and researcher at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia (home to the most beautiful public gardens in the world). He has been under contract to Tesla for many years to pursue battery research that will lead to longer lasting, faster charging, less expensive batteries for electric vehicles and … Read more

Are ESG Funds For Real?

In 2021, ESG assets amounted to more than $2.7 trillion; 81% were in European based funds, and 13% in US based funds. In the fourth quarter of 2021 alone, $143 billion in new capital flowed into these ESG funds. Not only have these investments performed poorly in financial terms, ESG funds don’t seem to deliver … Read more

Tesla Processor Showdown: Old Intel Atom GPU vs. New AMD Ryzen APU

Tesla is both an automotive and technology company all wrapped into one. That said, the hardware (and software) change and evolve over time. Just like computers or mobile phones, Tesla’s vehicles get constant hardware and software updates. Testing out a Tesla touchscreen: CleanTechnica girls playing Stardew Valley on a Tesla Model 3 infotainment screen. Stardew … Read more

China Electric Car Market — 29% Market Share In April!

BYD achieves record month in Covid-disrupted market Plugin vehicles continue to be all the rage in the Chinese auto market. Despite the overall market being completely disrupted by Covid lockdowns (-43% year over year), plugins scored over 260,000 registrations in April, up 61% year over year (YoY). Share-wise, with April showing another great performance, plugin … Read more